USSU Elections – Call For Nominations!

Do you want to make a difference in your campus community? Interested in planning awesome events? Are you enthusiastic about academics or budget and finances? Do you feel your College, School, Institution or Group need a voice?

If you answered “yes” to any these questions then you should consider running for a position with your Students’ Union.

The USSU is looking for undergraduate students to become the 2017-2018 Executive, Members of Students’ Council (MSC) and Student Senate representatives.

Visit ussu.ca/elections for more details!

 

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Menstrual Product Drive

Newspapers, Rags, Balled Up Yarn and Toilet Paper are just a few examples of items that women use to absorb their menstrual flow when they cannot afford conventional products.

The USSU Women’s Centre is holding a Menstrual Product Drive February 13-17 in the ARTS Tunnel from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Donate menstrual products such as pads, tampons, menstrual cups, and other personal hygiene products. We will also be accepting cash donations to purchase menstrual products.

All donations go directly to AIDS Saskatoon and northern Saskatchewan communities.

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Campus Farmers’ Market

The Campus Farmers’ Market, brought to you by the Office of Sustainability, the USSU and the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market, is shifting its day of operation this term from Fridays to Thursdays. Join local vendors and artisans in Upper Place Riel TODAY (Feb. 9) from 9 am–1 pm.
Come check out:
Laura’s Fabulous Rolls
Good Spirit Bakery
Gail’s Soap Cutts
Hort Club
Beadtendo
Those Girls at the Market
Three Foragers Honey

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Students with Disabilities Discussion Group

The USSU invites you to engage in meaningful discussions, aimed at cultivating more understanding of disabilities and the physical and non-physical challenges of living with a disability and being a student at the University of Saskatchewan.

For more information email vpstudentaffairs@ussu.ca

4:30pm-6pm
USSU Campus Club Space, Place Riel
February 8 and 22
March 8 and 22

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Sex Week February 6-10

Erotic Poetry
Monday, February 6
Louis’ Loft  7pm
16+. $5 for students, $7 for adults at the door.

The Pride and Women’s Centre, in partnership with Tonight It’s Poetry, are happy to present featured poets. The night will end with an Open Mic and everyone is invited to participate!

Sex Toy Party
Wednesday, February 8
Arts Rm 101  2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Free!

Join the USSU Pride Centre and Sexual Health Centres’ Natalya Mason for an inclusive, queer-friendly workshop on sex toys and healthy sexual practices.

Sexhibition
Friday, February 10
Louis’  8pm
19+. $10 tickets in advance, $12 at the door.

The Sex Week Drag Show has everything to do with SEX! It is a celebration of safe, consensual sex and diverse sexualities. Come out for the USSU Pride Centre’s final Sextacular Drag Show of the year.

Visit facebook.com/ussupridecentre for more event details

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Moment of Silence for Victims of Quebec Terrorist Attack

Today at 11:30 AM in the Place Riel, North Concourse there will be a moment of silence in honour of those who tragically lost their lives at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City.

The USSU would like to invite students, staff, faculty and other members of our campus community to show solidarity and support for those affected by this tragedy.

We stand for both a country and campus based on peace, diversity, and inclusion.

For more information visit the USSU Facebook Event. 

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Undergraduate Project Symposium

The Undergraduate Project Symposium is an annual event highlighting the research, scholarly and artistic works of undergraduate students at the University of Saskatchewan. The 2016-17 Symposium will take place on Thursday, January 26, 2017, in the North Concourse of Place Riel.

Vote for the People’s Choice Award and be entered to win a $50 Louis’ gift card.

If you have any questions, please direct them to Brooke Malinoski at vpacademic@ussu.ca

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Women In Leadership- January 16-19

Women In Leadership is dedicated to the celebration of our achievements and accomplishments while encouraging students at the U of S to engage in leadership activities, redefine what leadership means for women, and to celebrate leadership in both traditional and nontraditional ways.

Women In Leadership takes place January 16-19, 2017 and showcases four leadership themes; Empower, Advocate, Inspire, and Impact. This week will celebrate female leadership in a variety of professions, industries, studies, disciplines, and backgrounds.

Students will have a chance to participate in a variety of FREE activities and workshops.

For more information please contact VP Student Affairs, Renata Huyghebaert at vpstudentaffairs@ussu.ca or visit ussu.ca/wil to register for events.

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U-Pass Opt Out Deadline – Jan 17

Last day to apply for Term 2 Opt Outs is January 17, 2017. Completed online applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m.

Visit ussu.ca/upass for more information and Opt Out Application

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Winter Welcome Week

January 9-11

Coffee in Upper Place Riel
10am

Come meet your USSU Executive and grab a cup of coffee to get your day started!

January 10

House Party: Toga Party

As always, we have the most radical DJ’s playing HOUSE PARTY to help us boogie in style.

LOUIS’
2 LEVELS OF FUN.
7:00PM  +19.

January 11

THE 1ST EVER USSU HOT WING CHALLENGE!

Kick it with your favourite hosts – MC SPICY PANDA AND HOT MONEY!

All contestants:
1) must finish all the wings in 10 minutes
2) will be TIMED for how long then can endure the spice without drinking milk or water!

Prizes for the TOP 3 contestants
Louis’ 4PM

Disney Karaoke

WE’RE SINGING ALL THE GREATEST DISNEY HITS

This means: “A Whole New World ”

“A Whole New World ”
“You’ve Got a Friend in Me”
“Hakuna Matata”

LOUIS’
7:30PM +19
FREE!
PRIZES FOR OUR TOP CONTESTANTS!

January 12

Harry Potter Trivia

Witches and Wizards. Muggles and Monsters. House Elves and Horcruxes!

Only 25 teams available – Registration now at Louis’
TRIVIA BEGINS at 8:00PM!
$10 per team of 2-6 people.

For more information about Winter Welcome Week, visit our Facebook page. 

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